Definitions for orthotropousɔrˈθɒ trə pəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

or•thot•ro•pousɔrˈθɒ trə pəs(adj.)

  1. (of an ovule) straight and symmetrical, with the chalaza at the evident base and the micropyle at the opposite extremity.

    Category: Botany

Origin of orthotropous:

1820–30; < NL orthotropus

Princeton's WordNet

  1. orthotropous(adj)

    (of a plant ovule) completely straight with the micropyle at the apex


  1. orthotropous(Adjective)

    Growing straight and having the micropyle at the apex


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